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Entry REQUIREMENTS

Nigeria

Students must have one of the following;

  • Until 1996: WAEC A levels (3 grades at C or above is recommended)
  • Year 1 of a recognised Nigerian degree course with GPA 2.6+
  • An Ordinary National Diploma (OND/ND), lower credit pass
  • A University Diploma (or, if appropriate, from recognised College) second class lower/ credit pass
  • Teacher’s Certificate Grade II with at least 2 credit passes (until 1998)
  • A National Certificate of Education, lower credit pass

A recognised International Foundation course:

  • From Westerfield College with grade C (60-69, fairly good) overall, including B in key
  • subjects, in a relevant foundation stream, and no fails.
  • From Global International College with a C overall, including C in key subjects, and nofails.
  • From British Lighthouse College - with a C overall and no fails


Ghana

Students must have one of the following;

  • An Ordinary National Diploma (minimum second class lower).
  • Until 1996: WAEC A levels (3 grades at C or above is recommended)
  • Year 1 (level 100) of a relevant degree from a recognised university (see below)
  • Bachelor of Technology (BTech) from a Polytechnic (18-month programme)
  • A recognised International Foundation course

 


Kenya

Students must have one of the following;

  • (University) Diploma with 50% or above.
  • An Ordinary Diploma/Ordinary Technician Diploma with 50% or above
  • A recognised International Foundation course

 


Uganda

Students must hold one of the following;

  • Ugandan Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) Principal Subjects with grades A-E with the required UCAS tariff points
  • East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE)*, excluding General Paper
  • National Diploma/Ordinary National Diploma (ND/OND) with credit pass
  • A recognised International Foundation course

 


South Africa

Students must have one of the following;

  • The National Senior Certificate from Nov 2008 with a minimum requirement of 4 subjects at grade (level) 5 or higher in relevant subject areas.
  • The National Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement) before Nov 2008 with at least 4 C grades in relevant subjects at the Higher Grade.
  • National Senior Certificate (S1)/Certificate in Technology (CTech) formerly Technikon National Certificate (T1) 1-year
  • National (Technical) Certificate /National (Technical) Diploma N5
  • Higher Diploma N6 / National Technical Certificate Part 6 / National Certifcate N6
  • Higher Certificate (S2)/ Higher Certificate in Technology (HCTech) formerly Technikon National
  • Higher Certificate (T2) 2-year.
  • Private College Diploma

Zimbabwe

Students must have one of the following;
  • Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level (conducted by ZIMSEC) with the equivalent UCAS tariff points*
  • A National Certificate of Education, credit pass
  • A National Diploma, credit pass
  • Diploma (also known as Certificate) of Education from University of Zimbabwe) , credit pass
  • A recognised International Foundation course

Nigeria

Students must have one of the following;

A bachelor’s degree with a minimum second class lower from a recognised Nigerian University. OR Postgraduate Diploma (credit pass) NB – Some programmes may require a second class upper division


Ghana

Students must have one of the following;

A bachelor’s degree with a minimum second class lower from a recognised Nigerian University. OR Postgraduate Diploma (credit pass) NB – Some programmes may require a second class upper division


Kenya

Students must have one of the following;

A bachelor’s degree with a second class lower or above
NB – Some programmes may require a second class upper division


Uganda

Students must hold one of the following;

A bachelor’s degree with a second class lower or above
NB – Some programmes may require a second class upper division.


South Africa

Students must have one of the following;

  • 4-year Bachelors Honours Degree with a minimum Second Class/ Division 2/60% - 69%.
  • A 3-year Ordinary degree with at least 60% average, plus higher level qualifications (no classification given for ordinary degrees)
  • NB – Some programmes may require a second class upper division

Zimbabwe

Students must have one of the following;

A good Second Class bachelor’s (Honours) degree from a recognised university. (If University of Zimbabwe with 60% / CGPA of 2.7 or above) NB – Some programmes may require a second class upper division

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

To study at UEL you must demonstrate that your English level is at the standard for university study. We accept a number of different English language qualifications/tests for entry onto our courses, with IELTS being the most common.

The Duolingo English Test is an online English proficiency test that can be taken online, on-demand, in under an hour for only $49. The test is taken via a computer with a camera and includes a proficiency score, video interview, and writing sample which are shared with the University of East London when you send your results. Certified results are available within 48 hours of the test session.

We do not accept:

  • IELTS General
  • TOEIC
  • IGCSE / GCE O Levels in English Literature. Only English Language is accepted

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Student Testimonial

My entire academic journey has been undoubtedly successful, coupled with the fact that UEL is one of the most internationally friendly universities. UEL's aim is to; mould, teach and nurture all students in the process of becoming future leaders of the world, in their desired field. With a range of scholarships, employability workshops and networking to support and enhance all skills needed during and after studies, why not invest into your future at UEL too?

Charity Ubia, Nigeria , MBA

Meet your Recruiter

ABOUT ME - Bertha Banda, International Recruitment Officer (Africa)

Originally from London, I moved to Scotland to experience a new culture and diversify my professional portfolio. Moving to a new city not only gave me confidence, but allowed me to make lots of international friends. Malcolm X said "Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today", so what are you waiting for? Take advantage of my experience and let me help guide your future.

Completing an application is one thing, but what happens next? What do you need to consider when studying abroad? Don't worry, I'm here to help you take it step-by-step and anytime you need me, I'll only be a call or an email away! Be sure to register your info to learn more.
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